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Cute Little English School nestled in Tsubame-shi, Niigata Japan

"Fiona's Friends English School" Link:  Fiona and Friends This is a cute and adorable little school nestled in the beautiful countryside of Niigata-shi, Niigata Japan. Besides her contagious smile and laughter, Fiona brings her whole heart and soul into teaching young and old; how to speak and read English with confidence and fun. In this …

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Japan Holiday Sea Day or “Umi no hi”

Umi no hi or as some call it Marine Day in Japan is celebrated on the 3rd Monday in July. This year it will be on July 17, 2017. This day hasn't been nationally recognized holiday until 1996, before then it was known as "Marine Memorial Day" and was not considered a national holiday. This …

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The world is going crazy but that doesn’t mean we can’t help nature.

So I know that the title is very vague and I meant it to be that way! Today, as my daughter was leaving the house for work she started yelling outside for me to come quickly. I was first thinking that something was wrong with the car, she fell or heaven for bid the worst …

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The BEST WAY for the whole family to enjoy eating together, even with allergies!

So, everyone knows that 90% of the time when you go to cook or bake something to eat for a family or friends gathering that there will be maybe one or two people that has an allergy to some food or that they prefer not to eat certain foods like Dairy for instance. Well, I …

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Tattoos & Onsen/Sentos (Picture above from Savetattoo.jp)

Have you dreamed of traveling to Japan, taking a journey around wondrous places and then being able to relax your tired feet and body in what Japanese call a traditional trip to the Sento (public bath or Onsen).  But then to be told....... "Sumimasen, No Tattoos." This to many people from other countries that people …

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Vegan Hotdogs & Fast easy filling meal!

Yes, I can hear it now..... Tania this has nothing to do with Japan, but alas it just might! So this month I had another craving for something that I haven't eaten for a long time because of worried about the animal by-products and even gluten, but when I as in the store (my local …

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